So finally, the time has arrived for the six brave defendants to step into the High Court and challenge UK Oil & Gas on their draconian injunction
'Crowdfunder launched for legal challenge against UK Oil and Gas Injunction
Please support Professor David Smythe who had his access to academic journals revoked because his opposition to fracking is at odds with Glasgow University's industry funding. Professor Smythe has worked tirelessly to get out the facts about fracking - he's flattened pro-fracking academics in debates, spoken in Lords Parliamentary committees, and helped West Sussex and… Continue reading Academic freedom of expression denied by corporate lobbying
UPDATE (9/9/2013 - 23:35) - Sussex Police have issued a statement that a Section 14 will be in place tomorrow in Balcombe after 9am. Anyone wishing to protest against Cuadrilla's drilling must do so in a newly designed protest area or face arrest. You can read the full statement here. Looks like this is a… Continue reading UPDATE: Balcombe Protection Camp Served Notice
Event: The Great Gas Gala! Location: Lower Stumble, Balcombe, West Sussex Time: From 7am onwards Date: Thurs 25th Website: http://greatgasgala.org.uk Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources are trying to start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex, next to the London to Brighton railway line, this week. They have begun moving equipment onto the site and are planning to… Continue reading URGENT CALL OUT: Cuadrilla Trying to Frack Balcombe
Today marks the start of a nationwide anti-fracking campaign by Lush in collaboration with Frack Off. 'Fight Against a Fracked Future' seeks to educate the public about the dangers associated with unconventional gas extraction and provide tools and tips for fighting back all with the use of a short animated film. You can watch the… Continue reading Lush and Frack Off Launch Nationwide Anti-Fracking Campaign
We received some amazing news last Friday. It was previously feared that the government's newly passed Growth and Infrastructures Bill would create a backdoor for unconventional gas companies to bypass the local planning permission. This would mean that despite objections from local residents, fracking, coal bed methane or underground coal gasification projects only have to… Continue reading Fracking Excluded from Growth and Infrastructures Bill!